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Cornerstone’s 5th Annual Housewarming Party Fundraiser

Please join us for a fun evening with great food and drink as we celebrate the mission of Cornerstone of Topeka and support our Homeless housing program!

Thursday June 8th, 2017, 5:30 – 8:00pm at Heritage Hall at the Kansas Expo Centre. Tickets are just $35. Call 232-1650 for information or to buy tickets.

2016 Cornerstone Transitional Housing Christmas Party

Groundbreaking For New Duplex for Homeless

Please join us for a fun evening with great food and drink as we celebrate the mission of Cornerstone of Topeka and support our Homeless housing program!

5:30 – 8:00pm at Heritage Hall at the Kansas Expo Centre. Tickets are just $35. Call 232-1650 for information or to buy tickets. 23 of of our 175 housing units are dedicated to housing the homeless and this fundraiser supports that program.

Cornerstone Breaks Ground On New Homes in West Topeka

September 18th, 2014 was a special day for Cornerstone of Topeka  We broke ground on our next new homes project! Mayor Wolgast even assisted us with a golden shovel. These three new three bedroom homes will be built on previously undeveloped land on SW Mission one block behind 12th and Gage.

The three homes while still being in a low to moderate income neighborhood are the new Western boundary for our 160 housing units in Topeka. We are excited to be “breaking ground” in new territory for Cornerstone of Topeka!  The project is financed by the City of Topeka’s Housing and Neighborhood Development Department and Capital City Bank.

Cornerstone Cuts Ribbon on Three Home Project Near 12th and Gage

May 14th, 2015 was a big day for Cornerstone! Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for three newly constructed three bedroom single family homes in the 1100 Block of SW Mission Ave, (One block west of 12th and Gage). An important component in Cornerstone’s mission is to revitalize Topeka neighborhoods and these beautiful homes fit the bill.

It was great to have the new tenants on hand for the ceremony and cut the ribbon with the red coats from the Topeka Chamber of Commerce and Cornerstone board members.

Cornerstone of Topeka to Recognize Frank Sabatini

Community Leader to be Given Award at Cornerstone’s Housewarming Party

TOPEKA— June 5, 2013

Today at the inaugural Cornerstone Housewarming Party, Cornerstone of Topeka, Inc., will recognize Frank Sabatini with the Otto and Jane Schnellbacher Award. The event is scheduled for 6:30 at Topeka’s Ward-Meade Park

Sabatini and the late Otto Schnellbacher recognized a need to help the homeless get back on their feet when they donated the first property to Cornerstone in 1986. Since then, Cornerstone’s properties have grown to 156 units in approximately ninety building throughout the community.

In addition to the award, Cornerstone will award the Martha Stanley Volunteer of the Year Award and three tenants are scheduled to speak and tell how Cornerstone has made an impact in their lives. Approximately 150 are expected to attend the event.
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Did you know?

Cornerstone helps serve the homeless:
  • 22 housing units are dedicated to the homeless.
  • 54% of these homeless residents are children.

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